From: Japan | Hokkaido | Biratori

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number A452E
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ainu
Provenience Japan | Hokkaido | Biratori
Section Asian
Materials Wood

Nima (ニマ). The Ainu used these wooden bowls until they cracked or became broken. They were then used as bowls for offerings to the gods and would have been placed on an altar.

Height 9 cm
Length 23 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Hiram M. Hiller, 1901

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